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The Hillsboro Story & Eugene Ballet

Oct 09, 2010 Comments Off on The Hillsboro Story & Eugene Ballet by

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Dmae Roberts features The Hillsboro Story written and directed by Susan Banyas with original music by David Ornette Cherry. Banyas has been on a personal, historical and sociological journey acting as a detective on her childhood experiences during the Civil Rights era. Dmae is joined in the studio by Susan Banyas, David Ornette Cherry, Jennifer […]

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Breast Cancer Monologues

Oct 24, 2010 3 Comments by

As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Stage and Studio presents a half-hour adaptation of The Breast Cancer Monologues. Originally a one-hour documentary collage with and about Breast Cancer Survivors produced by Dmae Roberts & MediaRites, the show features producers Kate Welch, Miae Kim and Anca Micheti and s actors Olga Sanchez, Caren Graham and […]

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My Name Is Rachel Corrie & Brothers of the Baladi

Sep 18, 2010 1 Comment by

Host Dmae Roberts features “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” and Brothers of the Baladi’s “Mosaic: A Day of Music & Dance” on Tuesday, September 21 at 11am on KBOO 90.7 FM. Northwest Classical Theatre Company and Three Good Friends presents a two-person play about Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old Evergreen College student from Olympia, Washington who […]

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“Merchant of Venice”

Sep 14, 2010 1 Comment

Dmae Roberts just got back from another trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. This season has been one of the best ever.  She highly recommends taking a trip if you can to see the shows still running. “Merchant of Venice”, directed by Bill Rauch and starring Anthony Heald as Shylock is a magnificent […]

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 75th Anniversary

Jun 23, 2010 1 Comment

One of the largest regional theatres in the country is located in a town of more than 21,000 people. With a budget of about $27 million dollars a year, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is the only theatre in the country that performs two different plays a day on three different stages 10 months of the […]

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Allen Nause of ART’s “Long Day’s Journey”

Aug 15, 2010 1 Comment

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Artists Repertory Theatre got a head start to their season and unveiled their co-production with the Sydney Theatre Company. ART has had a long history of international collaboration, but this new production of Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt. Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Allen Nause, Todd Van Voris […]

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Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’

Nov 17, 2009 Comments Off on Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’

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Dmae Roberts talked with Jamie Ford, author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” at the 2009 Wordstock Festival. This NY Times bestselling novel traces Seattle’s Internment history during World Wart II through the friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl. Also featured is music by Portland’s David Ornette Cherry. Jamie Ford is the New York Times bestselling author […]

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Henry Winkler and Dyslexia

May 11, 2010 1 Comment

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Henry Winkler Host Dmae Roberts features an exclusive interview with Henry Winkler about his new young adult book “Hank Zipzer: A Brand New Life. Actor Henry Winkler, best known for his playing “The Fonz” on the long-running show “Happy Days” recently came to Portland to debut his new book focusing on the learning challenges of […]

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